She's here! Jinger Duggar welcomes her first child with husband Jeremy Vuolo
Jinger gave birth to Felicity Nicole Vuolo at 4:37 am and shared the wonderful news with their fans on their website.
The Duggar family has another member to add to their growing family! Jinger gave birth to Felicity Nicole Vuolo this morning at 4:37 am. Felicity weighs 8lbs. and 3oz. and is 19.5 inches long. The pair shared the happy news on their website. "Both mom and baby are healthy, doing great, and resting well. We are very thankful for her safe arrival and look forward to life as parents!" they wrote.
The couple tied the knot in November 2016 and in January of this year, the pair announced that they were expecting their first child. “The past fourteen months have been the best of our lives as we have had the wonderful privilege of beginning our journey through life together in marriage,” the pair wrote on their website at that time.
The statement continued, “We both looked forward to the joys of marriage but neither one of us fully understood just how amazing the start of this journey would be. Truly, the Lord’s mercies are new every morning! Now, the journey has taken an exciting turn: we are expecting our first child. We are praising God for this beautiful gift and ask that you join us in praying for a safe and healthy pregnancy.”
In April, the pair announced that they were expecting a baby girl after they organized a relay race for the gender reveal party. As reported by People, the couple was surrounded with their family and friends who were divided into two teams for the match. One by one, a member of each team had to eat a single-serving container of ice cream before running an obstacle course.
The caption of the winning team had to switch on a "baby" neon light which revealed the sex of the baby. “We are so happy to announce that we are having a little baby girl!” they then wrote on their website. “We could not be more excited and are eagerly anticipating meeting our little lady this summer. We especially love thinking forward and realizing that she will have excellent role models in both of her grandmothers, who cannot wait to shower her with love.”
Throughout her pregnancy, Jinger has shared with her fans her journey and documented her growing baby bump with pictures. In the pictures, the new mother can be spotted wearing a black fitted T-shirt and standing in front of a black chalkboard. In order to give her fans a hint of how fast the baby has been growing she compared her baby girl’s growth to the size of fruits and vegetables.
Jinger also faced some flak during her pregnancy around when she was 38 weeks due. The reason being her new hairdo. A picture of hers sparked off controversy regarding the dos and don'ts of pregnancy. Some of them resorted to commenting and a major debate followed about whether a pregnant woman should or shouldn't dye her hair. Now all that is in the past as the new parents celebrate the birth of baby Vuolo.